Nokia C5 5MP

The Nokia C5 5MP is an affordable Symbian S60 3rd Edition smartphone, with support for Ovi Maps 3.0 (with free walk and drive navigation) and Nokia Messaging. The phonebook shows you the Facebook status updates of your contacts and you'll also be able to easily update your status and share location with Ovi Maps. Unlike its older brother, the C5, it comes with a 5MP full focus camera and more internal memory.

Nokia C5 5MP specifications

also known as Nokia C5-00 5MP

General info

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • Network technology:

    Network technology - Referes to the kind of network technology used. Three major technologies are used today - TDMA, CDMA and GSM.

    • GSM:

      GSM - Global System for Mobile communications. A world standard for digital cellular communications using narrowband TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), which allows up to eight calls at a time on 800 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies. Introduced in 1991. Is the standard most commonly used in Europe and Asia, but not in the United States. GSM phones use a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) smart card that contains user account information. Any GSM phone becomes immediately programmed after plugging in the SIM card, thus allowing GSM phones to be easily rented or borrowed. SIM cards can be programmed to display custom menus for personalized services.GSM provides a short messaging service (SMS) that enables text messages up to 160 characters in length to be sent to and from a GSM phone.

      • 850, 900, 1800, 1900
    • UMTS:

      UMTS - Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service, also called WCDMA, is a 3G (Third Generation) packet-based transmission of text, digitized voice, video, and multimedia at data rates up to 2 Mbps. It is based on GSM standard and is supported by major standards bodies and manufacturers

      • 900, 2100
  • Data:

    Data - Shows the particular phone's type of data. the major mobile phone data types are GPRS, CDMA2000 1xRTT, EDGE, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS, etc.

      • EDGE
    • UMTS:
      • Yes
    • HSPA:
      • Yes (HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s) HSUPA 2.0 Mbit/s


  • Design:

    Design - Phone design type

    • Form Factor:

      Form Factor - Refers to the form factor of a phone. The main handset designs are bar, clamshell, slide, swivel

      • Candybar
    • Dimensions:

      Dimensions - Phone's dimensions

      • 4.41 x 1.81 x 0.48 (112 x 46 x 12.3 mm)
    • Weight:

      Weight - Phone's weight

      • 3.35 oz (95 g)
        the average is 4.1 oz (116 g)
    • Keyboard:
      • Numeric keypad
    • Soft Keys:

      Soft Keys - A multi-function key that uses part of the display to identify its function at any moment

        • Yes (2)
    • Navigation/Control keys:
      • D-Pad
    • Colors:
      • White, Gray


  • Display:

    Display - Phone's main display

    • Technology:

      Technology - Refers to the type of the color displays. There are five major types: LCD, TFT, TFD, STN and OLED

      • TFT
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Refers to the width and the height of the display

      • 240 x 320 pixels
    • Physical Size:
      • 2.20 inches
    • Colors:

      Colors - Shows the number of colors that the display supports

      • 16 777 216


  • Capacity:

    Capacity - Shows the battery capacity in mAh

    • 1050 mAh
  • Talk time:

    Talk time - Maximum talk time in hours

    • 11.00 hours
      the average is 7 h (444 min)
  • Stand-by time:

    Stand-by time - maximum Stand-by time in hours

    • 600 hours
      the average is 441 h (18 days)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 4.70 hours
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 672 hours
  • Video call time:
    • 3.00 hours


  • Smart Phone:

    Smart Phone - Phone that has capabilities, not usually associated with phones. Usually it has some of the above features: - Email, Web browsing - Personal information management - LAN connectivity etc

      • Yes
    • OS:

      OS - Operating system, which is the software that enables and controls the basic operation of an electronic device. The major OS for mobile phones are UIQ over Symbian, Microsoft Mobile for Pocket PC Phone Edition, Microsoft Mobile for Smartphones, Linux, Palm

      • Symbian (9.3)
      • S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2
  • Processor:
    • Single core, ARM 11, 600 MHz
  • Memory:
    • 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM


  • Camera:

    Camera - Camera specs

      • Yes
    • Resolution:

      Resolution - Shows the particular phone's camera resolution. The major mobile phone camera resolutions available are QCIF; CIF; VGA (640x480); 1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixels.

      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes (LED)
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Exposure control, White balance, Effects, Self-timer
  • Video capture:
      • Yes
      • Resolution:

        Resolution - Shows whether the particular phone's camera can record a video clip

        • 640x480 (VGA) (15 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • MPEG4, H.263, 3GPP
  • Additional camera:
    • Yes (0.3 megapixels VGA)
  • Video Calling:

    Video Calling - Feature allowing you to not only listen but also view the other party.

    • Yes


  • Music Player:

    Music Player - Audio support such as MP3

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, RealAudio 7, RealAudio 8, RealAudio 10
  • Video Playback:

    Video Playback - Video support such as MPEG4

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GPP, RealVideo 8, RealVideo 9, RealVideo 10, Flash Video
  • Radio:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • FM
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Internet Browsing:

    Internet Browsing - Capability to access special Internet sites using the mobile phone

      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0, Flash Lite, RSS
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, MySpace, OVI, Flickr

Location Based Services

    • Location Based Services:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • A-GPS
    • Navigation:
      • Yes


  • Support:
    • Yes
  • Capacity:
    • Capacity depends on system memory
  • Features:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID


  • Calendar:
      • Yes
  • Alarms:
      • Yes
  • To-Do / Tasks:
      • Yes
  • Document Viewer:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Calculator, Notes, Converter


  • SMS:
      • Yes
  • Templates:

    Templates - Pre-set text that can be used to quickly send common messages without typing the message itself

    • Yes
  • E-mail:

    E-mail - Shows if the phone supports email features

      • Yes (IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange)


  • Memory Expansion:

    Memory Expansion - Capability to add additional memory to your phone.

    • Slot Type:

      Slot Type - Shows what type of additional memory can be added to the particular phone. Eight major memory slot types are available: MMC, SD, CF, Memory Stick Duo, miniSD, RS MMC, TransFlash (microSD), Memory Stick Pro Duo

      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:

      Maximum card size - Shows the capacity of the memo0ry expansion slot that can be added

      • 32 GB
  • Built-in:
    • 270 MB


  • Bluetooth:

    Bluetooth - Low power radio technology replacing the need for wires connecting electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, palm top computers and mobile phones.

      • Yes
    • Version:

      Version - Shows the paricular phone's Bluetooth version

      • 2.0
    • EDR:

      EDR - Refers to any special features of the particular phone's Bluetooth

      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Type:
      • microUSB
    • Version:
      • USB 2.0
    • Features:

      Features - Universal Serial Bus - is a plug-and-play interface for connection a computer and add-on devices such as joysticks, keyboards, wireless phones, scanner, cameras etc. USB supports hot-swap (ability to add a new device without having to reboot the computer). USB supports data speed of 12 megabits per second.

      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • SyncML:

    SyncML - SyncML is an Extensible Markup Language (XML) protocol standard for the universal synchronization of data between devices

    • Yes
  • Tethering:
    • Yes


  • Scheduled release:

    Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America

    • Q3 2011